U.S. ARMY

Charles W. Brouse

Rank:

Conflict/Era:

U.S. CIVIL WAR

Unit/Command:

COMPANY K, 100TH INDIANA INFANTRY

Military Service Branch:

U.S. ARMY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

NOVEMBER 25, 1863

Medal of Honor Action Place:

MISSIONARY RIDGE, TENNESSEE

Citation:

To encourage his men whom he had ordered to lie down while under severe fire and who were partially protected by slight earthworks, Brouse himself refused to lie down, but walked along the top of the works until he fell severely wounded.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

NOVEMBER 30, 1839, INDIANAPOLIS, MARION COUNTY, INDIANA

Died:

OCTOBER 26, 1904, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

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